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'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
Eccentric's last prank, 66 years after his death, 1900
Mencken's fake history of the bathtub, 1917
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
Fake Fish Photos
Utah town celebrates Viking origin
Come next April (2004) the town of Cedar City, Utah will be celebrating the Festival Royale of Himmelsk, a four-day event to honor the group of Vikings who founded the town in 956 AD. The entire story of this strange festival is told here. (Thanks to Lansin Carmean for forwarding this story to me).
Categories: History, Places
Posted by The Curator on Tue Jul 01, 2003
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